Tag Archives: VSAN

vCenter (VCSA) on vSAN or local disks?

Recently I had an interesting discussion with my customer about vCenter (already VCSA) location that is not dependent on the central storage system (array) but prepared for high availability and disaster recovery. vCenter is an important VM for VMware Administrators and there would be an impact on infrastructure if it is down (e.g. Horizon View). We focused on… Read More »

Useful tools on how to troubleshoot Virtual SAN (vSAN)

During VMworld this year, I attended at nice session on vSAN troubleshooting tips. There are some tools that help us to find a root of problem: esxcli RVC Health Check vSAN Observer vRealize Operations Manager vRealize Log Insight esxcli There are some commands as below examples: esxcli vsan network list - Verify which VMkernel adapters are used for… Read More »

What's new in VMware VSAN 6.2?

On September 2015 VMware released VSAN 6.1. VMware has just announced the newest version of VSAN - 6.2 (I think it will be released in March)! VMware really works hard to improve VSAN... This version provides some long-awaited features and improvements as follows: Space efficiency - deduplication (fixed block 4KB) and compression (after deduplication, only block than can… Read More »